Sub-Mediterranean common juniper thickets

Description (English)

Collinar and montane communities of sub-Mediterranean levels of southern and southeastern Europe, dominated by Juniperus communis, mostly Juniperus-dominated facies of units F3.22, F3.23 or F3.24, in particular, formations of Bulgaria, Greece and the F.Y.R. of Macedonia, such as the Juniperus communis-Pteridium aquilinum formations on deep soils of the Ostryo-Carpinion aegaeicum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-14

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus communis
Ferns Pteridium aquilinum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus communis Conifers
Pteridium aquilinum Ferns

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F3.164 Sub-Mediterranean common juniper thickets same level changed
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.164 Sub-Mediterranean common juniper thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.164 Sub-Mediterranean common juniper thickets same
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100